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Microsoft has confirmed to Neowin that ten Lumia handsets will be upgraded to Windows 10 Mobile initially, but made it clear that it plans to update "all Lumia devices running Lumia Denim software".
Microsoft has posted a list of phones which it says "will receive a free upgrade [to Windows 10 Mobile] when available" - but it's not clear if those devices not listed will miss out on the upgrade.
Windows 10 Mobile is months away from launching, but Microsoft's Joe Belfiore says that it's "significantly feature complete", and that the company will "continue to polish and tweak" where needed.
In a recent interview with the South African media, a Microsoft employee mentioned that the Mobile version of Windows 10 might make its way to consumers later than expected, around November.
Though we've seen the cancelled Lumia McLaren device before, this is the first time that we get to see it on video. Also seen is the device's gimmicky 3D touch navigation system.
A server-side update by Microsoft now allows Cortana to show cards with hints and tutorials about how to use the personal assistant properly on both the desktop and the phone.
While we have seen the Cityman and Talkman in great detail, the once cancelled Lumia 830 follow up, Sanaa looks to be getting a new lease on life as it has been reportedly resurrected.
A recent report that gave us the possible specifications of the upcoming Microsoft flagship has now been updated with unofficial renders and suggests that the device will have on-screen buttons.
Microsoft has revealed a number of changes coming to the backend of the Store, including changes to the listings, search algorithms, the web store and ratings and reviews.
After a report gave us our first glimpse at what the specifications of Microsoft's Cityman and Talkman flagships will be like, @evleaks has now claims that the phones will be available in cyan.
Microsoft is gearing up to release a lot of hardware including new phones, Band 2, and the Pro 4. With the holiday shopping season quickly approaching, it's about time to think about release dates.
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Microsoft is rolling out a firmware update in India that enables 4G LTE connectivity on eight of the company's Windows Phones, including its latest flagship handset, the Lumia 930.
In yesterday's video promoting the multitasking capabilities of Windows 10, Microsoft inadvertently gave us another look at the Windows 10 Messaging app shown earlier.
The beta version of Lumia Creative Studio just got a pretty big update. The most notable new feature is the ability to edit Living Images, something that many users had been asking for.
Microsoft has published the minimum hardware requirements for phones being built for Windows 10 Mobile. These can give us a sense of what the company's planning and its hopes for the OS.
Microsoft's Hyperlapse apps just got a new update, which brings support for a couple of older Lumia models. The app also now allows for longer videos depending on your available storage.
Microsoft has been on the warpath in the past few years, reorganising itself and redefining its design language. The company will stop at nothing, not even employee badges, to leave the past behind.
The former purveyor of Lumia smartphones has sent out invites to the press for a "VIP event" to be held in Los Angeles on July 28, though no other details were given.
After huge cuts to its phone division last week, it seems Microsoft may be planning to outsource at least part of its handset manufacturing, and is said to be close to a deal with Foxconn in India.
A closer read of the EULA incorporated in the RTM build of Windows 10 reveals, Home users will not be able to opt out of updates to the operating system including feature upgrades and security packs.
With the release of Windows 10, Microsoft revealed a new, more secure way of logging into your computer. Now, we have a list of devices with Intel's RealSense camera supporting Windows Hello.
A recent report by Argus Insights claims the smartphone market has reached its saturation point and new smartphones no longer have the allure they used to.
Microsoft today shed the 'Preview' tag from the Office Mobile Apps but also clarified that editing documents on desktops and 'large tablets' will still require an Office 365 subscription.
After the release of the Office Preview for Windows 10 in February, Microsoft believes it has a finished product on its hands, pushing the final version to the Store and dropping the 'Preview' tag.
Microsoft is releasing a Windows SDK for Facebook today, allowing developers to natively integrate Facebook into their Universal Apps, both on the desktop and the phone.
Nokia has issued a statement reiterating what it has said before: it won't enter the smartphone market until next year but, when it does, will license its brand to a manufacturing partner.
Last week, when Satya Nadella noted the new strategy for Windows Phone, many read this to mean that the company was moving away from the OS and hardware but that is not the case.
With the release of the latest build of its mobile operating system, Microsoft has updated several apps, published a few new ones and solved an older issue that would not allow some phones to update.
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Even Blass, better known as @evleaks has teased his followers with the question "Has there yet been a Windows Phone with a front-facing flash?" possibly revealing Microsoft's plans.
More info has surfaced on Microsoft's plans to 'focus' its Windows phone efforts - the company reportedly intends to release six handsets per year at most, and will exit under-performing markets.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the company will make changes to its mobile range to focus on low-cost handsets and phones for business, and giving "Windows fans the flagship devices they'll love."
According to sources inside the company, Microsoft is expected to announce a major new round of layoffs as early as today. This is likely to affect employees in the hardware divisions.
Microsoft appears to be planning a complete refresh of its mobile accessories with the leak of four codenames for a new Treasure Tag, bluetooth speaker, Miracast hub, and a mysterious Continuum dock.
The fact that Lumia phones still sell in relatively small numbers just goes to show that these devices aren't perfect. Here are five things that drive us ever so slightly mad about the Lumia range.
With less than 4% of the global smartphone market, Lumia phones aren't exactly a sales hit - but there's still lots to like about Microsoft's Windows Phones. Here are five things we love about Lumia.
Microsoft's next flagship smartphone may not be launching anytime soon but the device has already been spotted in GfxBench, revealing a bunch of hardware specs that might be part of the device.
Advertising platform AdDuplex has published its latest statistics report for Windows Phone, showing Lumia's continued dominance of the platform, and early popularity for the new Windows 10 Mobile.
One of two new high-end Windows 10 Mobile handsets was tracked on the AdDuplex network with a Quad HD display - and a report claims to have confirmed the key specs of the new 'Cityman' Lumia flagship.
A French mobile carrier has updated their roadmap for upgrading devices this fall and according to the post, they are saying that Windows 10 Mobile will arrive in October or November.
A bunch of Microsoft's low-end Lumias are now getting software updates which bring better WiFi connectivity, camera performance, SD card support and more. Users can check for updates right now.
These are the four codenames associated with a bunch of new devices that Microsoft is working on. By the looks of it they're all Lumia handsets, destined to launch alongside Windows 10 Mobile.
Verizon has released the Lumia 735 for its network and we have gotten our hands on the new device and put together a gallery of the phone that costs $192 off contract or $29 on a two year deal.
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Some Lumia 930 handsets, especially unbranded and unlocked handsets, are now getting a rare critical update that aims to fix an issue where phones would randomly reboot on their own.
Data from comScore indicates that Windows Phone market share has tumbled in the US and is now down to just 3%. However, with Windows 10 just around the corner, this might soon change.
Windows Phone sales have drastically increased in Pakistan, thanks to the popular Lumia 535. Volumes sales have been more than iPhones in the quarter, but still face stiff competition from Android.
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